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Synonyms for freak

Synonyms for freak

a person who is ardently devoted to a particular subject or activity

an impulsive, often illogical turn of mind

a person or animal that is abnormally formed

Synonyms for freak

a person or animal that is markedly unusual or deformed

someone who is so ardently devoted to something that it resembles an addiction

lose one's nerve

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Freaks are those human beings who exist outside and in defiance of the structure of binary oppositions that govern our basic concepts and modes of self-definition.
'This seems to be a retreat into the past where disabled people were treated as freaks.
By all means, let your freak flag fly--but remember that you've got to buy the material somewhere.
These aren't freaks of nature; they are freaks of nurture."
Control freaks don't like simple give-ways, stop signs, roundabouts and zebra crossings.
"I suppose the circus gives these 'freaks' the opportunity to earn a lot more money than they would if they weren't with us."Society victimises people who are different whereas circuses give them a place where they feel they can be themselves."
The clean freaks, these products are so clean; we don't let them mix with our other transducers.
They evoke pity, awaken our sense of compassion, and help us to recognize the humanity of such freaks as we might be ourselves.
Freaks, I argue, is such a sorter of the dreamwork, attempting to provide an understanding of our inclinations or self-images, an understanding that may not always be easy or pleasing.
With Love Freaks, Heggie has tied together two of the dominant themes of society in the early 21st century - sex and globalisation.
Eighteen years after the release of Leslie Fiedler's groundbreaking work Freaks: Myths and Images of the Secret Self (1978) comes Freakery: Cultural Spectacles of the Extraordinary Body, a collection of essays that progresses interestingly from Fiedler's initial explorations of the physically anomalous.
PREPARE for some no-holds barred karting action with Speed Freaks.
As the title suggests, Against Excess is a critique of both legalization and prohibition, of drug freaks and control freaks.
Now more than 80 years since its release, Freaks still remains a truly spine-tingling horror film.
FREAKS Starring: Wallace Ford, Leila Hyams, Olga Baclanova Directed by: Tod Browning Running time: 64 mins Released: 1932